The new command aims to consolidate the various combining operations in space, said vice president Mike Pence in a speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday.
Rymdkommandot will become the Pentagon's eleventh command, at the side of, for example, centralkommandot and Europakommandot.
be independent from the president's proposed strategic defense initiative (Space force). The president of the republic said in June its willingness to create space defense as a new branch of the military – at the side of the navy, coast guard, marine corps, army and air force.
Trump believes that the new services are necessary to reduce the country's vulnerability, and to consolidate what is being described as the country's dominance in the space.
the Proposal, however, must be approved by congress, where many members have so far been skeptical.
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